Work Cited

Week 1:
Kimmelman, Michael. “In Protest, the Power of Place.” The New York Times. October 15, 2011.

Talked more about physical space vs. a social media/online space. Also talks about private and public space.

Massey, Doreen. “Space – time and the politics of Location,” Architecturally Speaking: Practices of Art, Architecture, and the Everyday.

An article about a sculpture called “House” by an artist Racheal Whitewater. This article is also about the meaning of a house and home and what are the differences.

McClelland, Mac. “How to Build a Perfect Refugee Camp.” The New York Times. February, 2014.

It’s about people who live in refugee camps in Kilis, Turkey. The government is actually trying to help them out but they dont have a sense of home for themselves.

Rawlence, Ben. “Author Profiles the ‘Traumatized People’ Living in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp.” NPR. Jan 4, 2016.

This article is about refugee camps in Kenya. He was talking about how they are poorly made with little to no supplies.

Salloum, Jayce. “untitled part 4: terra (in)cognita.” Vimeo. August 7, 2013.

In British Colombia, people in a reservation talked about coloization in Canada. They also talked about losing them selfs with the lake of home.

“The podcast about Songlines.”

Memory techniques and songlines( singing, dancing, ritual) from an Australian woman, Kelly.  Talking about to to live on culture from generation to generation.

Urbach, Henry. “Exhibition as Atmosphere.” Log, no. 20 (2010): 11-17.

Talks about the importance of atmosphere to curation and installation. Also about how arranging objects a current way is important.

Vigeland, Tess. “When A Budget Motel Is ‘Home,’ There’s Little Room For Childhood.” NPR. Aug 16, 2015.

This is a podcast about the feeling and peoples different definitions of a home. How this woman has to live in a motel with her boy because that all she can afford and that they make it a home together.

Week 2:


Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly. “Design and Order in Everyday Life.” In The Idea of Design: A Design Issues Reader, ed. Victor Margolin and Richard Buchanan, 118-126. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995.

A lot of different things affect our artwork like own experiences and how we look at art ourselves.

Hall, Peter. “The Art of Mapping.” Presentation at TEDxAustin, Austin, Texas, February 18, 2011.

This was a TED talk about design and how to organize your ideas into Data Visualization. Using data visualization can be a really good skill to have and be able to show others how data works and looks like.


Hunt, Jamer.  “Just Re-Do It: Tactical Formlessness and Everyday Consumption.” In Strangely Familiar: Design and Everyday Life, edited by Andrew Blauvelt, 56-71. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2003.

Design is all around us daily. Everything we own went through the design process to get to our hands and finalized. Also even how we place it in a space is use designing using the object as well.


Jacobs, Jane.  “The Uses of Sidewalks: Contact.” In The Death and Life of Great American Cities, 54-73. New York: Random House, 1961.

Talks about public space and how to use it in a good way. That sidewalks build trust.

Rios, Michael. Whose Public Space: International Case Studies in Urban Design and Development, Edited by Madanipour Ali. Oxford: Routledge, 2010.

Talks about private and public spaces. If space is owned but public isn’t it private in a way? this reading questioned the terms of what is really public from private.

Week 3:
Hall, Peter. “Bubbles, Lines and String: How Visualisation Shapes Society.” In The Graphic Design Reader. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2011.

Another article about data visualiazion and how you can put it to good use. How just about any topic could be placed into a dtata visualchart for more people to understand it.

Zeisel, John. Inquiry by Design: Tools for Environment-Behavior Research. Monterey, Calif: Brooks/Cole Pub. Co, 1981.

Talks about ethnography and the beginning of it. Try to explain observing actions from people without even having to interview them.

Week 4:
Booth, Wayne, Gregory Colomb And Joseph Williams. “From Topics to Questions.” In The Craft of Research, 35-50. 3rd ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2008.

It’s mostly about research and picking the right research question to use in a paper.

Elliott, Denielle, and Dara Culhane. A Different Kind of Ethnography: Imaginative Practices and Creative Methodologies. North York, Ontario: University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Talks about ethnography and other

Week 5:
My Brooklyn. Directed by Kelly Anderson. New York City, New York: New Day Films, 2013.


Zukin, Sharon. “Union Square and the Paradox of Public Space.” In Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places, 125-158. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.


Week 6:
Spradley, James. “Asking Descriptive Questions” In The Ethnographic Interview, 44-60. Fort Worth, Texas: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979


Week 7:
[Bring Your Own Reading]


Week 8:
McPhee, John. “Frame of Reference.” The Writing Life. The New Yorker, March 9, 2015,

Week 10:
Aravena, Alejandro. “My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process.” Presentation at TEDGlobal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October, 2014.

Bargmann, Julie. “Just Ground: A Social Infrastructure for Urban Landscape Regeneration.” In Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design, 347-353. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Department of Landscape Architecture, January 12, 2013.

Dourish, Paul. Responsibilities and Implications: Further Thoughts on Ethnography and Design. Irvine, California: University of California, Irvine, 2007.

Kao, Hsu-Jen and Chia-Ning Yang. “The Creek That Connects It All: Participatory Planning in a Taiwanese Mountain Village.” In Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism, 58-62. New York: Metropolis Books, October 1, 2008.

Week 11:
[Bring Your Own Reading]

Rock, Michael. “Can Design Be Socially Responsible?” In Looking Closer: Critical Writings on Graphic Design, 191-193. New York: Allworth Press, 1994.

Week 12:

Danziger, Elizabeth. “Re-Vision Means Seeing Again” In Get to the Point: Painless Advice for Writing Memos, Letters and E-mails Your Colleagues and Clients Will Understand, 163-183. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2001


Final Paper Sources:



This video is from the new York times and gives information about Jackson heights through interviews with people in the community and talks about main topics of the neighborhood.



An article about challenges in Jackson Heights and Talks about problems that have accrued and how the community handles it. Also talks about the future of the neighborhood and how changes could hurt the economics there.



This is the link to the citi bike website that shows where there is places to rent bikes. This helps show that there is no bike stations in Jackson heights to use.


This link gives information about parks and public spaces in NYC. Also gives info about the bike locates and just basic info about the bikes.



Very helpful link that talks about NYC bikes and gives a map of all the bike lanes in NYC right now and gives all information about safety and requesting for a bike lane.


This link is about areas that have public plazas for their communities. It show that Jackson Heights has requested one and show a mice power point of points to when they need a plaza in the neighborhood.


This link is the most helpful to my data collection. This was a webpage about a study of transportation in Jackson heights and gives useful facts to problems in the neighborhood with their transportation.


This PowerPoint is about all the issue with the transportation in the neighborhood. And possible ways of fixing the problem in the future.



Gives data and statics of Neighborhoods in nyc.


The history of Jackson heights and how far it has come and explains the changes.

  1. Feng, Fred, Shan Bao, Robert C. Hampshire, and Michael Delp. “Drivers Overtaking Bicyclists—An Examination Using Naturalistic Driving Data.” Accident Analysis & Prevention115 (2018): 98-109. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2018.03.010.


  1. Longhurst, James Lewis. Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015.


  1. Zhang, Yongping, and Zhifu Mi. “Environmental Benefits of Bike Sharing: A Big Data-based Analysis.” Applied Energy220 (2018): 296-301. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.03.101.


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